Former officer sentenced in sex abuse case

A former Trumbull police officer is now serving a 30 month prison sentence for sexually assaulting a teenager.



William Ruscoe took a plea deal in November for assaulting a girl who was enrolled in the town's police explorer program.



That carried a maximum prison term of five years.



The judge cut that in half when Ruscoe was sentenced Tuesday citing his years of good service with the police department.


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